Saudi Airlines defends ban on Israeli passengers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al Arabiya) The director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Khalid al-Melhem, responded to recent criticisms and threats to ban his airline from U.S. airports for allegedly violating federal more…

'Gang of 3': Time to dump the IRS

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The IRS is the agency people love to hate, and perhaps for good reason: It only exists to take our money. Getting rid of the tax-collecting agency more…

DOE study: Fracking chemicals didn't taint water

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) A landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process moved up to contaminate drinking water more…

Another Nazi-themed eatery opens, sparks fury

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) A restaurant owner in Indonesia whose Nazi-themed cafe is covered with Hitler memorabilia and staffed by waiters in Waffen-SS military uniforms is to be questioned more…

5 convicted for Costa Concordia shipwreck

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Five employees of an Italian cruise company were convicted Saturday of manslaughter in the Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32 people, receiving sentences of less than more…

Israel's deepest well targets 1.5B barrels of crude

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg Businessweek) The deepest oil well drilled in Israel’s 65-year history may be the most important. Houston’s Noble Energy Inc. (NBL:US) will probe 6,500 meters (4 miles) below more…